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Falcons sweep competition

Falcons sweep competition

Phoenix Alvarado, Of The Talon staff
September 30, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The Silver Falcon Marching Band placed first on Sept. 24 at the 29th annual Contest of Champions. The Contest of Champions is a band competition put on by Lafayette High School since 1983. It allows many local high schools band to compete and helps the Lafayette band raise funds. There were 15 ...

Senior breaks soccer assist record

Charlie Walters, Of The Talon Staff
September 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

On Aug. 9, 2016, with a pass to junior Corey Goede, senior captain Colin Hilpert broke the school’s record for most career assists. Summit won the game 1-0 against Lafayette due to Hilpert’s record breaking pass. Hilpert said that it was a relief in a way to finally break it. “Mid-season...

Learning to lead

Learning to lead

Alexis White, Editor-in-Chief
September 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Todd Zell, the assistant executive director for the Missouri State High School Activities Association, spoke with students from the Falcon Leadership Council on Sept. 28. The Falcon Leadership Council is a group of 54 students who are also sports captains or activity leaders. It’s sponsored by Activities...

Jake Sadler: shoe fanatic

Kennedy Lawrence, Of The Talon Staff
September 28, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Senior Jake Sadler refers to himself as a ‘shoe fanatic’ due to the fact that he owns 20 pairs of shoes, all different brands and styles, that he has acquired in only nine months. Sadler said he started getting interested in shoes about three years ago. His most expensive pair is around $150. “I...

Science classrooms put on hold

Olivia Moses, Copy Editor
September 9, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Voters in the Rockwood School District supported the decision to enact Proposition 4 in April 2015 which included improving the existing science laboratories in all four of the district’s high schools. The STEM Science Classroom and Laboratory Renovations project showed what the improved classrooms...

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